John P. Sheahan on wound to foot, Virginia, 1864


John P. Sheahan of the 1st Maine Cavalry, awaiting a discharge to accept a commission in the 31st Maine Infantry, was wounded in the foot. He assured his father that the wound was not serious.

He expected his discharge to arrive any day.


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